Lot 582 - Fine Aboriginal & Oceanic Art - Sale AS0573

 
Lot 582
Aboriginal Artist Unknown
Maraian White Barramundi
Ochre on eucalyptus bark
inscribed verso: Maraian, White Barramundi, first seen & named by Lumah-Lumah, one of the most important of the Dreaming time giants. He classed it as sacred & created a dance & a song to honour the fish. Artist Yirawala? Western Arnhem Land obtained 1965
Provenance; The William (Bill) Dunmall Collection (1928-1996)
56 x 99 cm
Estimate $300-500

Sold for $550

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